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Lewis Rodman Wanamaker (1863 - 1928)

Princeton University Class of 1886.

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Jess Sweetser (1902 - 1989)

Jesse W. Sweetser (April 18, 1902 – May 27, 1989) was an amateur golfer, best known as the first American-born player to win the British Amateur (the first U.S. citizen to win it was the Austr...

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Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856 - 1915)

Frederick Winslow Taylor (March 20, 1856 – March 21, 1915) was an American mechanical engineer who sought to improve industrial efficiency. He was one of the first management consultants. Tayl...

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William Samuel Inglis (1712 - 1792)

William Inglis , c 1712 - 1792. Surgeon and Captain of the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers Regarding the image at National Gallery Scotland - used on MH Match Surgeon William Inglis was b...

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Charles Blair Macdonald (1855 - 1939)

Charles Blair Macdonald (November 14, 1855 – April 21, 1939) was a major figure in early American golf. He built the first 18-hole course in the United States, was a driving force in the foundin...

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Payne Stewart (1957 - 1999)

William Payne Stewart (January 30, 1957 – October 25, 1999) was an American professional golfer who won eleven PGA Tour events, including three major championships in his career, the last of w...

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Sloan Ivan Morpeth MP (1897 - 1970)

One of six brothers who served in WWI, two died, the remaining four were wounded. Obituary Sloan Ivan Morpeth, three times winner of the New Zealand amateur golf championship and a well-known gol...

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Ely Reeves Callaway (1919 - 2001)

. Ely Callaway, Golf Club Maker, Dies at 82 By CLIFTON BROWN Published: July 06, 2001, New York Times Ely Callaway, a versatile and charismatic business leader who founded the Callaway Golf Compa...

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Karsten Solheim (1911 - 2000)

Karsten Solheim was a Norwegian-born American golf club designer and businessman. He founded Karsten Manufacturing, a leading golf club maker better known by its brand name of PING, and the Solheim Cup...

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Harvie Ward (1925 - 2002)

Edward Harvie Ward, Jr. (December 8, 1925 – September 4, 2004) was an American golfer best known for his amateur career. He is best known for winning both the U.S. Amateur (twice) and the Brit...

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Margaret Dunne (1876 - 1955)

Margaret Ives Abbott, was the daughter of the Chicago Tribune's book reviewer, Mary Ives Abbott, a newspaper woman and novelist who associated with the prominent families of the time in Chicago-the Pot...

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Joe Kirkwood, Sr. (1897 - 1970)

. Joseph Henry Kirkwood, Sr. (3 April 1897 – 29 October 1970) was a professional golfer who is acknowledged as having put Australian golf on the world map. Born in Sydney, Australia, Kirkwoo...

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Joe Kirkwood, Jr. (1920 - d.)

. Joe Kirkwood, Jr. (born Reginald Thomas Kirkwood, May 30, 1920) was a professional golfer on the PGA Tour and a motion picture actor. He started going by the name Joe, Jr. in the late 1930s. Kirk...

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Jimmy Thomson (1908 - 1985)

) James Wilfred Stevenson Thomson (29 October 1908 – 28 June 1985) was a Scottish-American professional golfer, who is notable for losing the 1936 PGA Championship to Denny Shute. Thomson wa...

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Thomas Dean Aaron MP

Thomas Dean Aaron (born February 22, 1937) is an American former professional golfer who was a member of the PGA Tour during the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s. Aaron is best known for winning the 1973 Masters...

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Devereux Emmet (1861 - 1934)

Devereux Emmet (December 11, 1861–December 30, 1934) was a pioneering American golf course architect who, according to one source, designed more than 150 courses worldwide. -

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Babe Didrikson Zaharias MP (1911 - 1956)

Mildred Ella "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias was an American athlete of norwegian origin who achieved outstanding success in golf, basketball, and track and field. She was named the 10th Greatest North Ameri...

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Ralph Guldahl (1911 - 1987)

• Sam Snead: "When Ralph was at his peak, his clubhead came back on the line and went through on the line as near perfect as anyone I've ever seen." GULDAHL, RALPH (1911–1987). Ralph Gu...

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Albert Bond Lambert (1875 - 1946)

Albert Bond Lambert (December 6, 1875 – November 12, 1946) was an American golfer who competed in the 1900 Summer Olympics and in the 1904 Summer Olympics. He was also a prominent St. Louis av...

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Titanic Thompson (1892 - 1974)

Alvin Clarence Thomas (1892–1974) was an American gambler, golfer and hustler better known as Titanic Thompson. He traveled the country wagering at cards, dice games, golf, horseshoes and "pro...

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Sam Snead (1912 - 2002)

Samuel Jackson Snead (May 27, 1912 – May 23, 2002) was an American professional golfer who was one of the top players in the world for most of four decades. Snead won a record 82 PGA Tour even...

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William C. Battle (1920 - 2008)

William Cullen Battle (October 9, 1920 – May 31, 2008) was a lawyer, businessman, United States Ambassador to Australia, and president of the United States Golf Association. Battle was b...

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Byron Nelson (1912 - 2006)

John Byron Nelson, Jr. (February 4, 1912 – September 26, 2006) was an American PGA Tour golfer between 1935 and 1946. Nelson and two other well-known golfers of the time, Ben Hogan and Sam...

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Bing Crosby MP (1903 - 1977)

Bing Crosby was one of the biggest music and movie stars of the mid-20th century. His career stretched more than half a century from 1926 until his death in 1977. Crosby's unique bass-baritone voice ma...

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Dinah Shore (1916 - 1994)

Dinah Shore (born Frances Rose Shore; February 29, 1916 – February 24, 1994) was an American singer, actress, and television personality. She reached the height of her popularity as a recordin...

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Jarvis Hunt (1863 - 1941)

Jarvis Hunt (August 6, 1863 - June 15, 1941) was a "renowned Chicago architect" who designed a wide array of buildings, including train stations, suburban estates, industrial buildings, clubhouses an...

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Robert A. Gardner (1890 - 1956)

) Robert Abbe Gardner (April 9, 1890 – June 21, 1956) was an American multi-sport athlete best known for winning the U.S. Amateur in golf twice. Gardner was born in Hinsdale, Illinois. He sp...

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Bobby Jones (1902 - 1971)

Robert Tyre "Bobby" Jones Jr. (March 17, 1902 – December 18, 1971) was an American amateur golfer, and a lawyer by profession. Jones was the most successful amateur golfer ever to compete on a n...

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Tiger Woods MP

Orlando, FL, USA

American golfer Tiger Woods is the youngest man ever, and the first man of color, to win the Masters Tournament of golf. Born Eldrick Tont Woods in Cypress, California. He is the only child of Earl a...

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